Posts tagged as Defying

Defying Headwinds From Baltic Scandals, Estonian Bank Plans IPO

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

An Estonian lender is planning an initial public offering in what may offer a rare bright spot in the Baltic financial sector reeling from laundering scandals. Coop Pank AS, with a 2% share of the Estonian market, has reported a record surge in clients after Danske Bank A/S was ordered in February to leave the country. The controversy has also engulfed the local unit of Swedbank AB, Estonia’s largest lender,…

Defying NATO allies, Turkey says it rejects Syria cease-fire

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Turkey’s president says he won’t halt its military offensive in northeast Syria, despite growing pressure and sanctions from NATO allies. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s comments came as Washington, which has announced limited sanctions on Turkey, said U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Ankara Wednesday to try and reach a cease-fire deal. Speaking to a group of journalists, Erdogan said he told President Donald Trump: “We could never declare…